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Drinking Five Cups of Coffee a Day Might Be Good For You After All

A new report from the U.S. nutrition panel finds three to five cups per day is linked to numerous health benefits. Good news for people who drink a crap ton of coffee: It may actually be good for you.  According to the Washington Post,...Show More Summary

Girl Scouts Robbed by Grown Man While Selling Cookies

Police got the money back and bought a bunch of cookies. A thief in California just learned not to mess with Girl Scouts the hard way. According to NBC Bay Area, a Girl Scout troop was selling cookies outside a San Jose Safeway store when a 23-year-old suspect snatched their cash box and ran off with it. Show More Summary

King Eddy Saloon, a Bukowski Haunt, Is the Last of Its Kind on Skid Row

This Los Angeles bar has been alive for more than a century. That Los Angeles’ historic King Eddy Saloon has survived over 100 years is notable. That it endured all while sitting across the street from the notorious Skid Row in downtown L.A. Show More Summary

Review: 'Deli Man' Is a Celebration of Jewish Food and the People Who Serve It

Do you like food? Do you like movies? Do you like movies about food? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might enjoy Eater at the Movies, a column by Joshua David Stein which examines eating and drinking on screen. I rarely...Show More Summary

Ohio College Apologizes for Offensive Black History Month Menu

It featured fried chicken and collard greens. An Ohio university is apologizing after its cafeteria displayed a Black History Month menu that capitalized on racial stereotypes.  Dayton's Wright State University "found itself in hot water...Show More Summary

Newbie House Beer Wants to Be Your Average, Everyday Craft Brew

Meet House Beer, a microbrew based on macro styles. When Budweiser aired its Super Bowl commercial this year poking fun at those who like to fuss over their beer, it irritated the craft beer industry. But not House Beer founders Brendan...Show More Summary

Red Robin Introduces Dunkable Brownies With Perplexing Name: Fruffles

Fries + truffles = fruffles? Restaurant chain Red Robin has just unveiled a highly gimmicky new dessert. According to a riveting press release, the new Chocolate Fruffles ™ are " rich chocolate fudge bars in the shape of Red Robin'sShow More Summary

Art Smith Throws Giant Gay Wedding Officiated by Guy Fieri

Florida lifted its ban on same-sex marriages last month. Art Smith — chef, cookbook author, and former right-hand man to Oprah — hosted a gigantic wedding for "more than two dozen same-sex couples on Miami Beach" over the weekend, reports the Associated Press. Show More Summary

The Hottest 11 Restaurants in Stockholm Right Now, February 2015

The 11 restaurants earning serious buzz. Today, Eater returns to Stockholm, Sweden to spotlight the new restaurants earning serious buzz throughout the city. It's been more than a year since Eater's last Stockholm update, and like last...Show More Summary

Former Cop and His Service Dog Kicked Out of Restaurant

The manager says he was worried for the rest of his patrons. A Sacramento restaurant has stirred up some controversy by refusing service to a man accompanied by a service dog. According to local news station KCRA, former police officer Joe Rangel went to dine at Fanny Ann's Saloon on Friday night along with his service dog, a pit bull. Show More Summary

Famed Culinary School Le Cordon Bleu Endorses Eating Insects

They served ant gin and cricket consomme at a recent seminar. Eating bugs is so hot right now, even famed culinary school Le Cordon Bleu is getting in on the insect action.  Last week a team of chefs and food scientists teamed up toShow More Summary

You Can Thank Australia For This Glow-in-the-Dark Ice Cream

Consider it the candy raver of the dessert world. A pop-up ice cream shop in Australia has unveiled ice cream that glows in the dark. The Daily Mail reports that Melbourne-based company 196 Below specializes in ice cream made with liquid...Show More Summary

This Year's Oscars Swag Bags Include $280 Worth of Maple Syrup

And other ridiculous gifts for people who already have everything. Even the losers at the Academy Awards are richly rewarded. According to Business Insider, the notorious swag bags that will be handed out to losing acting and directing...Show More Summary

Yelp Sues Company Attempting to Profit From Fake Restaurant Reviews

Yelp Director claimed it invented software to generate positive reviews and filter out negative ones. Controversial review site Yelp has found itself in the midst of yet another lawsuit, but this time, the San Francisco-based corporation...Show More Summary

Service Industry Workers Suffer From Too Few Hours Between Shifts

A few U.S. states want to make sure workers have at least 11 hours off between shifts. Anyone who's spent time in the service industry is probably familiar with the concept of "clopenings" — that is, working the closing shift at a store...Show More Summary

Dole Invents Edible Fitness Tracker Made From an Actual Banana

The banana can even display tweets. Forget the FitBit and the Apple Watch: Produce giant Dole is delving into the wearable tech game with a banana that functions as a wearable fitness tracker, reports The Verge. The strange new invention...Show More Summary

Burger King Franchisees Hawk Corvette, Rolex to Give Workers Bonus Pay

Rather than keeping the "Franchisee of the Year" prizes for themselves, they passed them on to their employees. Earning the coveted title of Burger King "Franchisee of the Year" doesn't just mean bragging rights — the fast food giant also lavishes the winner with some seriously big-ticket prizes. Show More Summary

The Best Long Reads of the Week, From Noma Tokyo to Burger King's Creepy Mascot

A roundup of worthy weekend reading material. Nice to Meat You The New Inquiry Perhaps the creepiest aspect of The King, however, is his mask. Were a normal actor, even a creepy one like Zach Galifianakis, to appear in some unsuspecting customer's bed, the effect would presumably be less alarming. Show More Summary

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